Published in Blood Weekly, July 7th, 2005
Scientists in the Netherlands report, "[Our] study was designed to evaluate whether rapid endothelialization of stainless steel stents with a functional endothelium prevents stent thrombosis and reduces the restenotic process."
J. Aoki and colleagues of Erasmus University wrote, "A 'pro-healing' approach for prevention of poststenting restenosis is theoretically favored over the use of cytotoxic or cytostatic local pharmacologic therapies. It is believed that the central role of the vascular endothelium is to maintain quiescence of the...
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